I’ve been thinking of writing a no-nonsense house buying guide for Millennials. I want to share my experiences and expertise in the engineering field as a way to help novice buyers. When I look at the portfolio of properties my wife and I own, I can’t help but think of the mistakes we made. This isn’t like buying or starting a business! They were silly mistakes with big ramifications that were completely avoidable.
So here’s a multipart set of blog posts on the right way and wrong way of buying your first house.
Buying the first house is stressful. There are so many questions you need to ask and answer.
Your very first house is a life changing event. It feels like a huge commitment and, let’s face it, shows the world that you’re setting your roots. Of course, people buy and sell houses in the US like crazy, but your first house feels like a HUGE commitment.
There are so many moving pieces to buying a house and I’ll try to break them down as follows (subject to updates):
This list will be updated as I start to write this house buying guide, but that’s it for now.